Linda Maye Adams

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Writing in Public: Story #3, Scene 1


Watch for this story in the future on Amazon.  

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River Flight (short story)


Juliette is an undercover princess, working as a boatman in the military.  The worst of her concerns is what work detail she will be on next … until a messenger brings word her father, the king, is dead at the hands of his brother.  Now he’s coming for Juliette and she’s running out of time. …

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The Sea Listens (short story)


Voices in the fog call to war veteran Meredith Talmadge. Those voices drew her grandfather into the sea to his death. What did he hear in the voices? Meredith needs to solve the mystery, and to do that, she has to face the fog. But now those voices want her, and what they seek will …

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Coming Attractions for June


This weekend, I made an attempt to see Wonder Woman.  But when I showed up an hour in advance at the movie theater, it was sold out except for a few seats in the front.  So I’ll try again next weekend.  But it’s a good sign … especially for a movie the studio gave up …

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Men From the Horizon


Men visit Rewa’s island with monstrous automatons and promises–and the ability to help her walk normally again. They just want to farm the sugar cane fields for Rewa and her people. If one farmer agrees, everyone will agree. The decision hangs on what Rewa does. And no matter what her decision Rewa makes, it will …

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5 Fantasy Heroines


Five of Linda Maye Adams’ fantasy stories. The collection includes Writers of the Future honorable mention “A Quartet of Clowns,” the action story “River Flight,” the flash fiction “Healer’s Tent,” the action story “Booby-Trap at Beaver River,” and reader favorite “Words of Rain and Shadows.” Available from your favorite booksellers for $4.99, including Amazon and …

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The Healer’s Tent


Magic and muzzle loaders blaze on the battlefield. Healer Nalani gets the aftermath—the injuries, the complaints, and the people needing help. But even though she’s in the rear, she’s finding she’s not immune to war either. Who helps the healer? Available on Amazon and your favorite booksellers for 99 cents.

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Words of Rain and Shadows


Irinia can hear the rain talk. But when the rain talks, the Shadow Folk come, and people die. Her only chance to save her people is convince them she can hear the voices.  But a jealous seer has convinced the village that women can’t hear the Shadow Folk. And time is running out … Available …

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A Quartet of Clowns


It’s been fifteen years since the Hunter visited Ilya’s village.  Fifteen years since the world went in another direction and left the village behind.  Fifteen years since the Hunter killed Ilya’s mother. Now the Hunter is back. And it’s started killing again. Ilya’s only chance is the arrival of the circus clowns.  But they have …

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Publications for July


My short story The Stones Next Door is out in Tales of Talisman. This story was inspired by a rather odd historical site in my area, a graveyard .  The graveyard’s always been there, and is sealed off with a heavy duty iron fence.  The stones are probably limestone, and they’re eroded, broken, and falling over. …

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